Key messages

• Respiratory rate and patterns are important clinical signs of ventilatory failure.

• Stridor is a (too) late sign of airway obstruction.

• Bag-and-mask ventilation, insertion of a laryngeal mask airway, and cricothyrotomy are valuable manual skills in the intensive care unit. Introduction

Failure of ventilation occurs as a result of a broad range of disorders: cardiorespiratory arrest; respiratory depression (drugs, head injury, obesity); respiratory obstruction (coma, infection, edema, foreign body, trauma); respiratory failure (infection, edema, bronchospasm, weakness).

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